Recent Blog Posts

  • How Nutrition Affects Hoof Growth

    June 1, 2012
    Hoof quality is affected by several factors including genetics, environment and nutrition. Some horses inherit weak hooves and that can’t be changed, but proper care and nutrition can help develop and maintain the best hooves genetically possible.
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  • Effectively Creep Feeding Your Foals

    May 1, 2012
    Creep feeding foals is one of the best ways to help with the weaning process away from dependence on the mare.
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  • Caring For Your Lawn in the Spring

    May 1, 2012
    Neglecting your lawn at this time of year will result in damage that lasts through all four seasons. Therefore, it is important to know what you must do to take care of your lawn in the spring so that you can enjoy a lush, green lawn all year, every year.
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  • Attracting Different Types of Birds

    April 1, 2012
    The ability to attract a variety of wild birds to your backyard can be accomplished by offering food, water, shelter and nesting sites.   • Food: Placing a wide variety of feeders and food around your backyard will attract the widest variety of wild birds.
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  • Identifying Horse Colic And What To Do About It

    April 1, 2012
    Often times the thing most people associate with horses is racing. Whether it's at the Kentucky Derby or Saratoga Springs, horses prove time and again to be powerful animals. But along with their strength is a sickness that can be a major weakness. According to ultimatehorsesite.
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  • How to Prevent and Minimize Problems When Introducing Horses to Spring Pastures

    March 1, 2012
    For some horses, the advent of spring means that the source of forage changes from hay to fresh grass. If this is the case, the horse owner should take care to minimize the risk of laminitis as horses are exposed to fresh pastures. Why can fresh grass cause laminitis in horses?
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  • Clipping Your Dog’s Nails

    February 1, 2012
    Clipping your dog’s nails is an important part of being a pet owner. If you let them grow too long, one could get caught and be ripped out. If you cut your dog’s nails too short you can make him bleed and leave him in pain.
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  • Keeping Wild Birds Healthy

    January 1, 2012
    Bird enthusiasts enjoy watching birds eat and bathe in their backyards. Here are some important tips to help maintain healthy wild birds:• Keep feeders free from debris, droppings and old seed that has gotten wet and possibly moldy. Moldy seed can spread sickness and disease.
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  • Autumn Cow Calf Management Tips

    November 1, 2011
    Here are some general cow-calf management reminders for the fall season. This information has been adapted from the “Beef Cow Herd Calendar”1 developed by the Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension Service.
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